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Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C.

(4 coins)

55566 Order
Macedonian Kings, Alexander III, (336-323 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm, 16.42g. 35.5mm. Posthumous issue struck at Aeolis, Temnos c.188-170 B.C. Head of Herakles to right wearing lion's skin. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and eagle; oinochoe and grapes in field to left. Price 1678. Toned.

Ex: CNG E auction 260, 2011, lot 224. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $575.00


55571 Order
Macedonian Kings, Alexander III, (336-323 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm, 16.46g. 32mm. Posthumous issue struck at Karia, Alabanda, dated year 5= 163/162 B.C. Head of Herakles to right wearing lion's skin. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and eagle; Pegasus in field to left; E(year 5) under throne. Price 2464. Cohen, Dated Coins 311; some die wear on the reverse.

Ex: CNG, E Auction 303, 2013, lot 49. See more detailed image
good Very Fine/Very Fine $420.00


55587 Order
Macedonian Kings, Alexander III, dated issue
AR Tetradrachm, 16.42g. 32mm. Posthumous issue struck at Lycia, Phaeselis, dated year 10= 209/208 B.C. Head of Herakles to right wearing lion's skin. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and eagle; date and "phi" in field to left. Price 2847. Heipp-Tamer 218ff. Müseler, plate 9,18{this coin); light scratch in exergue on rev. Lovely toning

Ex: Münzentrum, Köln, Auction 88,1997, lot 137.
Ex: Peus, Frankfurt, Auction 360, 1999, lot 132. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,200.00


55502 Order
Thracian Kings, Lysimachos, 305-281 B.C.
AR Tetradrachm, 17.13g. 27.5mm. Magnesia ad Maendrum, c.297-281 B.C. Deified head of Alexander the Great to right wearing diadem and horn of Ammon. Rev. Athena seated to left holding scepter and wreath-bearing nike on outstretched hand; monogram in field to left. Thompson 113. Extraordinary quality with full strike from fresh dies and virtually flawless surfaces; lovely old cabinet toning.

Ex: Dr. Matthew Curtis collection, San Diego. See more detailed image
Mint State $42,500.00

 

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